A meditation on love and death in a period of darkness. — Jonas Mekas
A restored 35mm print of GUNS OF THE TREES, Mekas’ debut feature, is screening daily at Anthology Film Archives.
This weekend the Archive also celebrates the publication of Mekas’ I SEEM TO LIVE—THE NEW YORK DIARIES, VOL 1, 1950–1969 with a launch party and reading. Participants include Mekas colleagues Ken Jacobs and Vyt Bakaitis, and actor Stella Schnabel.
Saturday and Sunday, January 25 and 26, at 5:15 pm and 7:30 pm.
Monday through Wednesday, January 27, 28, and 29, at 7:30 pm.
Anthology Film Archives
32 Second Avenue (at 2nd Street), New York City.
Jonas Mekas, Guns of the Trees (1962), from top: Ben Carruthers and Argus Spear Juillard; Adolfas Mekas (left); Frances Stillman and A. Mekas; Carruthers; Juillard and Carruthers. Images courtesy and © the Estate of Jonas Mekas and Anthology Film Archives.